Hurricane Preparation for RVers & Travelers

June 10, 2022 Hurricane season runs from June 1st until November 30th each year and, if you are traveling near any coast lines in the United States, you'll want to be prepared. The lists of what to have can be very elaborate and expensive, so you'll want to prioritize. But, if you live or travel … Continue reading Hurricane Preparation for RVers & Travelers

Camping Without Gear – Campground Cabins and Tiny Homes

June 3, 2022 Campgrounds have been making that outdoor lifestyle available for people who don't own gear, but many people aren't even aware that there are options out there. While purchasing tents, campers, and all the gear needed for these adventures can be costly and take up storage space you may not have, there are … Continue reading Camping Without Gear – Campground Cabins and Tiny Homes

Roos and Coos Farm & Harvest Hosts – Our First Experience With Both

May 24, 2022 Last month, we had our first Harvest Hosts experience at a local farm called Roos and Coos Farm. First of all, if you don't know what Harvest Host is, it is an RV membership that allows you to stay overnight for free and locations all over the US. They can be farms, … Continue reading Roos and Coos Farm & Harvest Hosts – Our First Experience With Both

A Travelers Guide to Internet – RV Life

April 8, 2022 As we embarked on our journey towards RV living and traveling, how to stay connected was a big question for us and, as it turns out, one of the most frequently asked questions for anyone else looking at this lifestyle. It took us several years to realize we were asking the wrong … Continue reading A Travelers Guide to Internet – RV Life

The Best Lunch Break – Walking Through the Woods

April 4, 2022 Last week we stayed at the Peace River RV and Camping Resort in Wauchula (south Central Florida) that is along the Peace River. It is a beautiful area with varying lengths of hiking trails, and we decided to take our lunch outside to enjoy it. It was one of those late spring … Continue reading The Best Lunch Break – Walking Through the Woods

Catching Up – Changes to the Blog, and Life

December 9, 2021 It's been awhile since I blogged. Life has been going 90 miles an hour with family and teaching, as well as doors opening for new chapters in life. So, let me catch you up! At the end of October, we took a week off and traveled to the mountains to Helen, Georgia, … Continue reading Catching Up – Changes to the Blog, and Life

Live Like You’re on Vacation – Simplifying Your Wardrobe

June 10, 2021 As a busy mom, daughter and educator that can be a procrastinator, I am always looking for ways to get more done while doing less and to be more efficient, even if only a little bit. So, when seasons started to change and I knew I was teaching all summer again, but … Continue reading Live Like You’re on Vacation – Simplifying Your Wardrobe

My Freaked Out Teacher-Mom Moment

September 16, 2019 This week I did something I never wanted to do as a teacher mom—I freaked out over my 3rd grader’s benchmark test score.  I straight up panicked. He scored fine on the math test, but his reading test was low, and has been in a steady decline since he started school. I … Continue reading My Freaked Out Teacher-Mom Moment

The ABC’s of Communication

Sonya Barnes August 25, 2019 Have you ever travelled someplace that you didn’t know the language?  I have and it can be a very intimidating experience.  I recall times of hand gestures, broken words from the language I do know, and looking for another language we may coincidentally know to try and communicate, only for … Continue reading The ABC’s of Communication